Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel W.L. STEWART III; Invitation for Public Comments, 19362-19363 [2013-07235]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 61 / Friday, March 29, 2013 / Notices BILLING CODE C MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION DATES: Maritime Administration ADDRESSES: [FR Doc. 2013–07268 Filed 3–28–13; 8:45 am] [Docket No. MARAD–2013 0026] Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel W.L. STEWART III; Invitation for Public Comments Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation. ACTION: Notice. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: As authorized by 46 U.S.C. 12121, the Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.-build requirement of the coastwise laws under certain circumstances. A request for such a waiver has been received by VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:34 Mar 28, 2013 Jkt 229001 Submit comments on or before April 29, 2013. Comments should refer to docket number MARAD–2013–0026. Written comments may be submitted by hand or by mail to the Docket Clerk, U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, M–30, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. You may also send comments electronically via the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov. All comments will become part of this docket and will be available for inspection and copying at the above address between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., E.T., Monday through Friday, except federal holidays. An electronic version of this document and all documents entered into this docket is available on PO 00000 Frm 00184 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the World Wide Web at http:// www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Linda Williams, U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room W23–453, Washington, DC 20590. Telephone 202– 366–0903, Email Linda.Williams@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As described by the applicant the intended service of the vessel W.L. STEWART III is: Intended Commercial Use of Vessel: ‘‘Yacht Club Regatta and Sailing Instruction Support’’ Geographic Region: ‘‘California’’ The complete application is given in DOT docket MARAD–2013–0026 at http://www.regulations.gov. Interested parties may comment on the effect this action may have on U.S. vessel builders or businesses in the U.S. that use U.S.flag vessels. If MARAD determines, in E:\FR\FM\29MRN1.SGM 29MRN1 EN29MR13.001</GPH> 19362 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 61 / Friday, March 29, 2013 / Notices accordance with 46 U.S.C. 12121 and MARAD’s regulations at 46 CFR part 388, that the issuance of the waiver will have an unduly adverse effect on a U.S.vessel builder or a business that uses U.S.-flag vessels in that business, a waiver will not be granted. Comments should refer to the docket number of this notice and the vessel name in order for MARAD to properly consider the comments. Comments should also state the commenter’s interest in the waiver application, and address the waiver criteria given in § 388.4 of MARAD’s regulations at 46 CFR part 388. Privacy Act Anyone is able to search the electronic form of all comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the comment, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review DOT’s complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 70; Pages 19477–78). By Order of the Maritime Administrator. Dated: March 12, 2013. Julie P. Agarwal, Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2013–07235 Filed 3–28–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Petition for Exemption From the Vehicle Theft Prevention Standard; Honda National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Grant of petition for exemption. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: This document grants in full the American Honda Motor Co., Inc.’s (Honda) petition for exemption of the Honda Civic vehicle line in accordance with 49 CFR part 543, Exemption from the Theft Prevention Standard. This petition is granted because the agency has determined that the antitheft device to be placed on the line as standard equipment is likely to be as effective in reducing and deterring motor vehicle theft as compliance with the partsmarking requirements of the Theft Prevention Standard, 49 CFR part 541, Federal Motor Vehicle Theft Prevention Standard. DATES: The exemption granted by this notice is effective beginning with the 2014 model year (MY). VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:34 Mar 28, 2013 Jkt 229001 19363 verified allowing the engine to continue normal operations. In order to attract attention to an unauthorized person attempting to enter its vehicles without the use of a key, Honda stated that it will equip 99.9% of its Civic vehicle line with an audible and visible security system that will sound the vehicle’s horn and flash the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In a lights when the doors, hood or trunk is petition dated December 21, 2012, open when a key or key fob is not used Honda requested an exemption from the to disarm the system. The security parts-marking requirements of the Theft system is armed when all of the doors Prevention Standard (49 CFR part 541) are locked and the hood and trunk are for the new MY 2014 Civic vehicle line. closed and locked. The petition requested an exemption Honda stated that its Civic vehicle from the parts-marking requirement line will also incorporate additional pursuant to 49 CFR part 543, Exemption features to prevent unauthorized entry from Vehicle Theft Prevention Standard, of its vehicles without the use of a key. based on the installation of an antitheft Specifically, the key and key cylinders device as standard equipment for an are designed with special styling entire vehicle line. features that help to prohibit theft. Under § 543.5(a), a manufacturer may Honda also stated that as an additional petition NHTSA to grant an exemption security measure, key duplication of its for one vehicle line per model year. In keys is controlled by its authorized its petition, Honda provided a detailed dealers. Honda further stated that its key description and diagram of the identity, cylinders are resistant to tampering and design, and location of the components that its key fob remotes utilize rolling of the antitheft device for its Civic codes for the lock and unlock functions vehicle line. Honda will install a of its vehicles. Honda’s submission is transponder-based electronic engine considered a complete petition as immobilizer antitheft device as standard required by 49 CFR 543.7, in that it equipment on its Civic vehicle line meets the general requirements beginning with MY 2014. Key contained in § 543.5 and the specific components of the antitheft device will content requirements of § 543.6. include a passive immobilizer, In addressing the specific content transponder ignition key, powertrain requirements of 543.6, Honda provided control module (PCM) and an information on the reliability and Immobilizer Entry System (IMOES). durability of its proposed device. To Honda stated that the Civic vehicle line ensure reliability and durability of the will also come equipped with a steering device, Honda conducted tests based on lock, cabin access, a hood release, its own specified standards. Honda counterfeit resistant VIN plates and provided a detailed list of the tests and secondary VINs as standard equipment. stated that it follows a rigorous development process ensuring that its Honda stated that activation of its antitheft device is reliable and robust for immobilizer device occurs the life of the vehicle. Honda also stated automatically when the vehicle is started without any further action by the that its antitheft device has no moving driver. Honda also stated that the device parts and does not require the presence of a key fob battery to function. will automatically check for start and Honda noted that its immobilizer validation from the PCM and the IMOES device was first installed as standard when a valid key having a correctly equipment on the MY 2001 Honda matching code is inserted into the Civic. Honda submitted a report by the ignition switch. Honda further stated Highway Loss Data Institute showing an that if the ignition key does not have a overall reduction in theft rates for the correctly matching code, the PCM will Honda Civic after introduction of the prevent fueling of the engine by allowing the vehicle to start and run for device. Specifically, the Highway Loss Data Institute’s report showed a a few seconds before becoming significant theft rate reduction from 92 completely inoperable and causing the (years 1998–2000) to 59 (years 2001– ignition immobilizer telltale on the 2003), with the theft rate described as meter panel to flash. Honda also stated that the device can be activated by using relative to an overall theft average of 100. Honda also stated that the data the key fob to unlock the vehicle doors shows an immediate decrease in thefts or by unlocking the driver’s door with in 2001 with the immobilizer and also the ignition key. Deactivation of the immobilizer device occurs when a valid a sustained lower theft rate in following years. key and matching electronic code are Ms. Carlita Ballard, Office of International Policy, Fuel Economy and Consumer Programs, NHTSA, West Building, W43–439, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. Ms. Ballard’s phone number is (202) 366–5222. Her fax number is (202) 493–2990. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00185 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\29MRN1.SGM 29MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 61 (Friday, March 29, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 19362-19363]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-07235]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Maritime Administration

[Docket No. MARAD-2013 0026]


Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: 
Vessel W.L. STEWART III; Invitation for Public Comments

AGENCY: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: As authorized by 46 U.S.C. 12121, the Secretary of 
Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), 
is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.-build requirement of the 
coastwise laws under certain circumstances. A request for such a waiver 
has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the 
proposed service, is listed below.

DATES: Submit comments on or before April 29, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to docket number MARAD-2013-0026. 
Written comments may be submitted by hand or by mail to the Docket 
Clerk, U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, M-30, West 
Building Ground Floor, Room W12-140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., 
Washington, DC 20590. You may also send comments electronically via the 
Internet at http://www.regulations.gov. All comments will become part 
of this docket and will be available for inspection and copying at the 
above address between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., E.T., Monday through Friday, 
except federal holidays. An electronic version of this document and all 
documents entered into this docket is available on the World Wide Web 
at http://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Linda Williams, U.S. Department of 
Transportation, Maritime Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., 
Room W23-453, Washington, DC 20590. Telephone 202-366-0903, Email 
Linda.Williams@dot.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    As described by the applicant the intended service of the vessel 
W.L. STEWART III is:
    Intended Commercial Use of Vessel: ``Yacht Club Regatta and Sailing 
Instruction Support''
    Geographic Region: ``California''
    The complete application is given in DOT docket MARAD-2013-0026 at 
http://www.regulations.gov. Interested parties may comment on the 
effect this action may have on U.S. vessel builders or businesses in 
the U.S. that use U.S.-flag vessels. If MARAD determines, in

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accordance with 46 U.S.C. 12121 and MARAD's regulations at 46 CFR part 
388, that the issuance of the waiver will have an unduly adverse effect 
on a U.S.-vessel builder or a business that uses U.S.-flag vessels in 
that business, a waiver will not be granted. Comments should refer to 
the docket number of this notice and the vessel name in order for MARAD 
to properly consider the comments. Comments should also state the 
commenter's interest in the waiver application, and address the waiver 
criteria given in Sec.  388.4 of MARAD's regulations at 46 CFR part 
388.

Privacy Act

    Anyone is able to search the electronic form of all comments 
received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual 
submitting the comment (or signing the comment, if submitted on behalf 
of an association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review DOT's 
complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published on 
April 11, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 70; Pages 19477-78).

    By Order of the Maritime Administrator.
    Dated: March 12, 2013.
Julie P. Agarwal,
Secretary, Maritime Administration.
[FR Doc. 2013-07235 Filed 3-28-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4910-81-P